San Jon cheerleaders are 1A-best in the state

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Chelle Delaney Cheerleaders from San Jon School have won the class 1A championship in cheerleading. Coached by Donna Foster, the girls are Desarae Aragon, Tracy Foote, Morgan Foster, Jennifer Osborne and Chelsey Tillman. For more than a dozen years, the girls have been together. And over the years of practice, “We are like one person [...]

June 1963

Frontier Theatres of Dallas took over operations of the Odeon and Canal Drive-In movie houses. … The local Girl Scouts moved from the national G.S. Council and joined the Camp Fire Girls. …Tucumcari is noted to have one of the lowest property tax rates in the state at $4.058 per $1,000. … The City’s 1963-1964 [...]

Sign up for Girls Junior Softball League set

Recreation center taking registrationsThe Tucumcari Recreation Center is taking registrations for girls Junior League Softball. If you are in first grade through fifth grade, you are eligible.

Bowen racing in Junior Olympics

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By QCS Staff Kathryn Bowen, 13, a Tucumcari Middle School student, will be competing next week for the third consecutive year in the Junior Olympics in Vail, Colo. Only 35 girls from a field of more than 100 girls are eligible to compete in the Junior Olympics.

Elks Hoop Shooters

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Special to Quay County Sun Three Tucumcari youths placed third on Feb. 16 at the State Elks Hoop Shoot held in Rio Rancho. Over 10,000 boys and girls competed in the state competition. Mariah Garcia, Kylee Garcia and John Paul Garcia each placed third after winning first place in the local competition held in Tucumcari [...]

Notable Notes: Attorneys moving to Clovis, VFW Auxiliary supports Junior Girls, Through With Chew starts Feb. 17

Two prosecutors moving to Clovis office Two Tucumcari attorneys, Camille Pedrick Chavez and husband, Kirk Chavez, are leaving this month for jobs in Clovis. They are going to work for the District Attorney’s office there, Camille Chavez said. Camille Chavez was, for a time in private practice, and joined the DA’s office late last year. [...]

Rattler runners claim second place, earn All District honors

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By QCS Staff For the first tine in 16 years, the Tucumcari High School Girls Cross Country team are District 6-2A Runners up. “It’s really a great achievement. The program was done away for three years, it’s only been back for two. They really worked hard all year long,” said Gary Hittson, coach of the [...]

Rancher’s girls just as good as any boy

By Baxter Black: Columnist He was a good Dakota rancher with the stubborn Norwegian determination that allowed him to break even in the unforgiving country north of Mobridge. He raised four children on the ranch. They were his cowboys, farm hands, truck drivers, fence builders and horse breakers. They also learned to cook, sew, can [...]

Time to register for city football, volleyball leagues

Registration has begun for the Quay County Junior League Football program and the Tucumcari Recreation Center Girls Volleyball. Children in grades four through six are eligible to participate in the Junior League Football. The cost is $30 per player. Girls in grades three through six are eligible to play volleyball. The cost is $25 per [...]

Tiggers take championship

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The Tiggers won first place in the girls city softball league. They competed against the Blue Angels and the Sluggers. Back row, from left, Coach B.J. Molinas, Olana Romero, Sista Powell and Brianna Molinas. Front row, from left Madeline Wiegel, Heidi Strong, Alex Garcia, Melissa Garcia and Rosario Lucero.